It’s no surprise that search phrases including “strategic planning” have been sprinkled throughout the top searches drawing people to the Brainzooming blog recently: it’s strategic planning season!

Creating-a-Strategic-Impact-ArrowsStrategic planning season for a planning person starts in April or May. Most senior executives, however, do not begin thinking about it until the third quarter. No matter the time of year, this updated Strategic Planning Toolkit from The Brainzooming Group can be a help to you.

There are a variety of links here to background information and tools on various dimensions of strategy, including preparing for strategic planning, strategic thinking exercises, and keys to creating strategic impact from your planning efforts.

The Brainzooming Strategic Planning Toolkit

The Brainzooming Group is also here as a resource for your strategic planning – especially if you’re feeling under the gun to both develop and deliver the implementation steps necessary for creating strategic impact in your organization. Give us a call, and we are ready to get started to support your efforts!

Preparing for Strategic Planning

Brainzooming – A Strategic Thinking Manifesto

Marketing Strategy When You Are Too Smart for Strategic Planning

8 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Strategic Planning Process

Strategic Planning Benefits – 18 Ways Strategic Planning Helps Your Organization

Creating Change and Change Management – 4 Strategy Options

Before Wild Creativity, Get Grounded in Strategy First

Strategic Planning – 5 Dangers of Cheaping out on Hiring a Facilitator

The Process of Strategy Planning: 5 Ways to Keep the Boss from Dominating

Strategic Thinking – Damn Right, Left Brained People Have a Creative Thinking Role

Creative Thinking Skills – 5 People Vital to Critical Thinking, Literally

Strategic Thinking Skills – 29 Clues You’re Not Dealing with a Strategic Thinker

Strategic Planning Exercises and Tools

Strategic Planning Doesn’t Have to Kill Creativity

Strategic Thinking Exercises – 6 Characteristics the Best Ones Have

Strategic Thinking Exercises – More than 200 Strategic Planning Questions

Strategic Thinking – Exercises and Tools for Creative Thinking and Strategy

Strategic Thinking Exercise – 7 Ideas to Turn a SWOT Analysis into a SWOOT

A Strategy for Predicting the Future More Accurately

Strategic Opportunities – How to Effectively Prioritize Them

Creating Strategic Impact

A Simple Strategy Check

Disruptive Innovation, Change Management & Taking the NO Out of InNOvation

Strategic Thinking Exercise – 16 Signals Strategizing Has Become Procrastination

Making a Decision – 7 Situations Begging for Quick Decisions

Strategic Planning – 7 Questions for Avoiding Strategic Management Failures

No Implementation Success? 13 Reasons Things Getting Done Is a Problem

Why Change Is Hard – 3 Strategic Thinking Ideas for Making Change Easy

8 Change Management Lessons

Major Change Management – Managing Ongoing Performance Gaps

Strategic Alignment – 4 Lessons for Line and Staff Organizations Working Well

Project Management Techniques – 21 Articles to Better Manage Projects

Checklists – Helping Visualize the Uncertain When Plans Fall Through

Are you achieving the strategic impact and results you expect?

If your results can be more than they are right now, email or call us and let’s talk about creating strategic impact for your organization! – Mike Brown


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The Brainzooming Group helps make smart organizations more successful by rapidly expanding their strategic options and creating innovative plans they can efficiently implement. Email us at or call us at 816-509-5320 to learn how we can help you enhance your strategy and implementation efforts.

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